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Sep 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
the stomach while serving in iraq in 2005. army doctors prescribed painkillers plus anxiety medications for post-traumatic stress leading to another battle. >> i would take twice as much and eventually you're at five, ten times as much as you're supposed to be taking. >> reporter: a new report from the institute of medicine says adicks are increasing in the military and that new approaches are needed to prevent and treat substance abuse. the latest numbers show 11% of active duty personnel reported misusing prescription drugs, and almost half are binging drinking. >> for a long time in the military it's been sort of accepted. >> reporter: screening and intervention should be part of primary care and military health professionals need better training. patients also need more access to services that work. >> we're recommending a long- term outpatient approach because this has been found to be more effective. >> reporter: the army discharged long in 2009 after authorities found him with multiple prescription drugs. for the past year, he's been getting help at samaritan village
Sep 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
about iraq war policy. his comments had nothing to do with obama's economic policy. the implication that it does, that's false, ad tracker concludes. if you're saying give me a break when it comes to ads on both sides, you're stuck. negative campaign ads are proven to be effective campaign techniques so you're stuck. you want to check out any of the individual ads? you can link to political ad tracker through our website gary nurenberg, 9news. >>> 4:34 now. anti-american protests continue in the middle east and in asia. in india, demonstrators stomped on an american flag and set police cars on fire as they were protesting an antiislammic film which was made in california. demonstrators pulled down a billboard and now u.s. officials are urging world leaders to speak out against these incidents. >>> for years women soldiers have been wearing body armor which didn't fit their faller frames. the army has now developed armor which is tailored specifically to fit women's physiques. the tactical vests will be used for the first time by soldiers if the 101st airborne division who
Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
people and injured more than 300 in iraq. the bombing started yesterday after a judge sentenced iraq's fugitive sunni vice president to death by hanging on charges he masterminded the death squads against rivals. the car bombs tore through six different baghdad neighborhoods. this was one of the deadliest days in iraq since american soldiers pulled out of that country. >>> prince harry's helicopter training in afghanistan starts today. the prince recently arrived there for his second tour of duty. officials say harry did not want any royal treatment during the mission. he'll be inasmuch danger as almost any other member of the military. he's already completed a two-day course on shooting and roadside bomb awareness. his last mission was back in 2008. it was kept a secret because of security concerns. >>> the faa still trying to figure out how a piece of an airplane landed in a man's front yard in washington state. police say a landing gear door from a boeing 767 landed in thy. that piece is roughly the size of a refrigerator door, and it missed a parked car by just a few feet. luckily,
Sep 14, 2012 4:30am EDT
and a paramedic who served tours in iraq and afghanistan. doherty's family says he was part of the team that rescued private jessica lynch in iraq in 2003. the first arrests have also been made in the attacks. libyan officials say they have four men in custody who they believe helped instigate the attacks, but no further details have been released. >>> the still rising anger over the film that sparked the attacks has officials worried the violence may spread to the u.s. the fbi and homeland security released a bulletin warning first responders of the potential for large protests in american cities. it makes no mention of specific threats but points out, as the film gains more attention, it could prompt more violence both here and abroad. the bulletin also asked faith-based communities to be on the lookout for suspicious activity. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney keeping his criticism over how president obama has handled the attacks. he spoke to supporters in van dyke park our military commitment and keep america the strongest military in the world. >> romney will be
Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
olympics without insulting our closest ally. my opponent said that it was tragic to end the war in iraq, and he won't tell us how he will end the war in afghanistan. well, i have and i will. >> president obama took credit for safing millions of americans jobs in his first term and promised to keep focusing on the middle class in his second term. >>> this morning many areal aing gabrielle giffords' appearance at the convention emotional. she led delegates in the pledge of allegiance. >> one nation under god, indivisible, liberty and justice for all. >> giffords was helped on stage by her friend congressman debbie wasserman schultz. after that she cheered her name, a mass shooting in tucson left her with a severe brain injury. she resign fred congress earlier this year to focus on her recovery. >>> coming up on 4:37 now. fresh off bill clinton's enthusiastic endorsement of president obama, a new tv, a d from the romney campaign is using clinton's words against the president. >> he's a good soldier helping the party's president but what did bill clinton say about barack obama in 2008. >> g
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